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Archive for February 2019

History In The Making At New Jersey State Girls Wrestling Tournament – CBS New York

“High school wrestling has long been mostly a boys sport, but 60 female wrestlers will be making history at the first girls state wrestling tournament in New Jersey. CBS2’s Cindy Hsu headed to Teaneck to meet one of them.”
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February 28, 2019 at 8:38 pm

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At 34, Askren finally makes UFC debut under Vegas lights – The Washington Post

“Ben Askren retired nearly 18 months ago. He was content to end his mixed martial arts career as one of the best fighters never to compete in the UFC.”
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NAIA Champions of Character and 2019 National Tournament run-through | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“A full rundown of the 2019 NAIA Champions of Character recipients and a quick weight-by-weight list of some names to watch for the 2019 NAIA National Championships set for March 1-2 in Des Moines, Iowa.”
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February 28, 2019 at 6:57 pm

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‘Wrestle Like A Girl Challenge’ Offered In Bound Brook | Bridgewater, NJ Patch

“Calling all girls looking to wrestle. The Bound Brook Recreation Wrestling Program is hosting the Lady Crusaders Wrestle Like A Girl Challenge on Sunday, March 3.”
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These kickass high school girls are making wrestling history – NY Post

“Jessi Johnson started wrestling in the seventh grade, competing against the boys in her New Jersey schools. “I just like the aggression,” the scrappy blonde tells The Post. “It’s an individual sport, and it’s up to me how I do.””
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Westmont Hilltop wrestler arrested, suspended | News | tribdem.com

“One of the region’s top high school wrestlers is facing felony charges after police say he admitted stealing a handgun from a Lower Yoder Township fitness center.”
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Dan Kolov Day Two Finals Set | United World Wrestling

“Eight different nations inserted at least one wrestler into Friday night’s Dan Kolov freestyle and women’s wrestling finals. Russia led the finalist count with three freestyle representatives, but they can only claim a pair of medals because Ilias BEKBULATOV (RUS) and Anzor ZAKUEV (RUS) will wrestle each other for the 70kg gold medal.”
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